We are currently recruiting for start dates throughout 2021, including January, April, July and September 2021. Please note that most of our new recruits will be based in our Global Headquarters in Cambridge, however we have a small number of places available at our London and Manchester offices.
What Our Health Economists Do
This role is well-suited to individuals with excellent communication skills who enjoy using mathematics, economics and statistics to problem-solve and answer real world questions relating to the economic impact of decisions in healthcare. Applicants should have a genuine interest in the healthcare industry and a strong desire to contribute to this setting.
Health Economists develop economic models to inform decisions on the efficient allocation of resources available to healthcare providers, and communicate these insights to a variety of stakeholders in the healthcare industry. Economic models within the realm of healthcare are quantitative assessments of the impact of healthcare treatments, practices and policies, either through cost-effectiveness analyses or separate cost and benefit considerations. These models are typically built in Microsoft Excel, C++, or R, employing universal mathematical and statistical modelling techniques.
The models developed by Health Economists have real world implications, aiming to improve the efficiency of healthcare systems by using robust methodological frameworks to inform decision-making. Producing an economic evaluation therefore requires Health Economists to:
Model development can frequently involve fitting statistical distributions and parametric survival curves to clinical data and therefore requires a good knowledge of statistics.
What Background Should You Have?
What We Offer
The starting salary for the role is £30,000, or higher for those with previous relevant experience in industry. Please click here to learn about our reward package and the other benefits of working for Costello Medical.
Health Economists will receive both internal and external training tailored to their needs, whether on technical aspects of the role or on effective project management and client communication. You will be joining a small and growing team and therefore will get the opportunity to interact directly with clients extremely quickly. You will be presented with opportunities for development and tailored progression dependent on your prior experience and performance.